Elbow bumps, coughing and gas masks — Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of March 2, 2020

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Posted March 6, 2020 at 10:30am

A legislative body filled with handshaking politicians is learning to keep its hands to itself this week. Rep. Matt Gaetz even went so far as to bring a gas mask to the House floor to avoid germs.

But despite coronavirus fears, Joe Biden had a declarative Super Tuesday. Rep. John Lewis celebrated his birthday, and Politico Playbook’s Jake Sherman debated Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy over Fox News reporter Chad Pergram’s birthday.

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